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FT ASEAN ECONOMIC SUMMIT

Region set for significant growth, despite the bumps

THIS seemingly incoherent series of numbers - 5, 55, 2, 7, 46, 690, 9, 70, 1/3, 26 - is not some secret code. These are the 10 key numbers to understand Asean by. The grouping was established on Aug 8, 1967, by five founding members: Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.